Media Bias And The Media Essay
To help me support this idea, I have interviewed two people with seemingly different political views. One is my grandfather and the other being my sister. My grandpa was born in the mid 40’s making him a baby boomer and my sister who was born in the mid 90’s making her a millennial. Based on knowing these to people for most of my life and from previous conversations I assumed that my grandfather is more conservative while my sister is more liberal.
To find out more about where they lied on the political spectrum I asked a starter question on what news outlets they preferred. My grandfather responded with “Fox News”, while my sister responded with “mostly CNN and occasionally MSNBC”. I then followed up with, why do you favor those news outlets over others? My grandpa’s response “Fox news supports ideas that I also have.”
Whereas my sister said “CNN seems to be more in the middle of the political scale, and since I have split views on certain things I usually find…